Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhattan, Ruth is a true native to the city. After earning an interdisciplinary B.A. from Hunter College, she began her diverse careers including, publishing, law, the nonprofit sector and the culinary arts. As an entrepreneur she founded and operated a cake designing and pastry arts service business for a number of years, where her services and designs were much sought after; before transitioning into a consultant and menu writing role for lauded NYC restaurants including Brooklyn Fireproof and the Michelin Guide-acclaimed Falansai.
Following her design company, she discovered that real estate combined her love of research and helping people with the flexibility of working independently. She assisted in brokering commercial and residential leasing and sales.
Ruth’s ability to adapt to various environments, offering a custom service, and honest approach have been essential to her success. She thrives in helping her clients feel immediately at ease, while her keen practicality and sensibility have helped navigate the real estate market with precision. Her expertise and dedication fuels the REALO team at Compass.
Having returned to Brooklyn, she has called her bustling city home or over a decade. She currently resides in Fort Greene with her husband and daughter. In her spare time she loves to travel the world, read, cook, and discover new music and interesting podcasts.